EAGAN, Minn. — To make it easier for members to fill and manage multiple prescriptions, Horizon Healthcare Services, Inc. (Horizon), New Jersey’s oldest and largest health insurer, and its pharmacy benefit manager Prime Therapeutics, now offer its members an integrated pharmacy experience with PillPack by Amazon Pharmacy. Horizon now provides simplified PillPack sign up, choice of
Pharmacies have long been the front door to the country’s health care system. People choose their favorite pharmacy and make stopping by a habit. They drop in to pick up monthly prescriptions, ask the pharmacist for advice and, of course, snag retail items in the process. But can pharmacies hold on to this coveted position?
BOSTON — Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts announced on Tuesday a new pharmacy integration in its MyBlue member app and website that enables members to manage and fill their prescriptions with PillPack by Amazon Pharmacy. PillPack is said to be designed to provide the best possible customer experience for people who take multiple daily
Long anticipated and much discussed, a new era in community pharmacy is finally unfolding. Spearheaded by a small group of visionaries, traditional brick-and-mortar pharmacies have started to evolve into community-based health care centers, even as e-commerce companies try to shift the profession’s primary point of contact with patients from the physical to the digital realm.
VISTA, Calif.— Amazon rocked the pharmacy world in a big way last month with the announcement of its estimated $1 billion acquisition of PillPack, a 5-year-old company that made a name for itself with pre-sorted medication dose packaging delivered directly to patients’ homes. So how does the Amazon/PillPack deal impact independent community pharmacies? William Homes,